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CNBC
Jan 14, 2013 1:00pm EST
that the deal got done by the way, was that the president basically bowed out and joe biden bowed in. should we look for mr. biden once again to play the role of the ultimate negotiator mediator here. >> yes, i think we will. see joe biden involved in that. but the real hammer the president had in those discussions was not joe biden. it was the fact, tyler, that the tax increases were scheduled to expire on december 31st. we were looking a the a very large tax increase. the president accepted less than half of the revenue goals that he had been seeking as a resolution of that problem. so what is his leverage going to be here? he's trying to say, you make into leverage the fact that the accusing house republicans of taking the economy, hurting medicare and social secure fit they don't raise the debt limit. but the way out for these two sides is not immediately obvious right now. >> john harwood, thank you very much. >> as you know, whenever you talk money in washington, taxes comes part of the equation. the t word has become very real and very ugly from coast to coast after millions of americans
CNBC
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am EST
joe biden is delivering a recommendation on reducing gun voice to the president tomorrow. he said several proposals have broad support, including enforcing background checks and banning high capacity ammunition magazines. biden was asked to come up with the recommendations following the sandy hook shootings last month. >>> the debt ceiling dispute is heating up. the white house says congress can pay its bills or it can fail to act and put the nation into default. some reports suggest the government could run out of cash to pay all its bills as early as mid february. >> thanks for that. there's plenty to keep you entertained on our website. singapore is trying to cool a property market and find out if the city stands a chance. goldman sachs says it may delay tax et in the uk. >>> and after much confusion now in the last year, it remains amsterdam, at least, can enjoy watching the television. >>> comments between surrounding alarms. although i think it's been overplayed. we'll talk to that when we come back. >> with hotwire's low prices, i can afford to visit chicago for my first bi
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm EST
. i think if you listen to the comments of joe biden he's saying we shouldn't let the perfect be the enemy of the good here. clearly he's envisioning a system where they could pass some of these things in separate measures. universal background checks definitely has a more likely chance of passing up on capitol hill than, say, the assault weapons ban. of course, some of the executive actions which will go into effect today include things like allowing the military -- the medical establishment of the federal government to study gun violence. that's something they've been prohibited to do before to advocate for gun violence. the president saying he's not asking them to advocate. he's just asking them to study the root causes and tabulate gun violence incidents so scientists can learn a little bit more about why some of these mass assaults happen and who it is who's doing them. >> the president's relationship is likely to grow a bit more contentious as a result of all this, eamon. what sort of impact can we expect on the debt ceiling negotiations? >> reporter: well, clearly, ever
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 4:00am EST
spending cuts to help pay for recovery efforts. >>> and vice president joe biden said monday the white house is readying 19 recommendations for president obama on gun control. this comes as new york is said to pass one of the most restricted gun laws in the country. the measure, which passed the state senate monday called for tougher inventives for gun crimes and bans internet sales of weapons. >>> lance armstrong is set to come clean on oprah. last year he was accused of master mining a long running doping program. that interview is going to be -- >> one to watch. we've seen other news agencies in the u.s. wish that they had gotten it. but you know what bothers me in all this? what's the lesson? there might be a lance armstrong biopick? it's hardly punishment for someone who is potentially fueled by all that attention. >> it will be interesting to see what happens with the foundation. that would be the key and he's plead, i'm sure. >> he can use the foundation as a wie of arguing his case, bolstering, look at all the good i've done despite this. >> yeah. >> more lance later in the wee
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am EST
have a seat. good afternoon, everybody. let me begin by thanks our vice president, joe biden. for your dedication, joe, to this issue. for bringing so many different voices to the table. because while reducing gun violence is a complicated challenge, protecting our children from harm shouldn't be a divisive one. over the month since the tragedy in newtown, we've heard from so many. and obviously none have affected us more than a families of those gorgeous children and their teachers and guardians who were lost. so we're grateful to all of you for taking the time to be here and recognizing that we honor their memories in part by doing everything we can to prevent this from happening again. but we also heard from some unexpected people. in particular, i started getting a lot of letters from kids. four of them are here today. grant frits, julia stokes, hannah zeha and tasia good. they're pretty representative of some of the messages i got. these are some pretty smart letters from some pretty smart young people. hennah, a third grader. you can go ahead and wave, hennah. that's you. hennah
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